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Working week in hand

  • 15-08-2021 11:56pm
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    Registered Users Posts: 1,816 ✭✭✭ kirk.


    Is this still common

    Would be food production working on the factory

    I'll be talking them but was just wondering if it still in use



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  • Registered Users Posts: 20,529 ✭✭✭✭ dreamers75


    No such thing as a "back week" or "week in hand" you get paid for working week 1 in week 2.


    Amount of old people who say "back week" to young people is hilarious.



  • Registered Users Posts: 1,816 ✭✭✭ kirk.


    Hilarious to you if that's your sense of humour



  • Registered Users Posts: 789 ✭✭✭ Swaine


    Yes, it's still in use. You'll be paid for week 1 at the end of week 2 so make arrangements for a week of no income. Ignore the pedantic crap above.



  • Registered Users Posts: 1,477 ✭✭✭ wench


    If you're in an hourly paid job, they won't know what you're owed for week 1 until it is finished and your clock is reconciled.

    Therefore week 2 is the soonest they can pay you for it.



  • Registered Users Posts: 1,816 ✭✭✭ kirk.


    That makes sense



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